How long is medication good after the date of disposal on label?

Answers (2)

13 Mar 2013

Hello eajors. Most all drugs are discarded a year after being filled. As to how effective if used, the norm is that the drug/medication will have lost most if not all its effectiveness. regards pledge

Votes: +0

14 Mar 2013

Honestly it depends on the drug. Here in the US we tend to call things bad even food when in reality most drugs are good for long after what is on the label. With that being said I would ask a Dr about it.if I have patient that calls me and ask I tell them to come in and see me and . If for some reason they cannot I look for alternatives that are cheaper

We send a ton of drugs to other countries that do not have the same expiration date restrictions, but YOU have to be careful
Take care
D

Votes: +0

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Do pills really expire on a specific date or are they still good even past that date?

Some narcotic pain killers (oxycodone) 5-325mg expired 5-25-08. it is now 9-20-08. Are they still good?

1 answer 20 Sep 2009

How long is this medician good for ?

Wondering how long the pills are good for I have had them for one year now . what is the norm for time kept before disposal and to reorder. Buspirone ...

1 answer 9 Feb 2010

April 30,2011 will be another National Drug take back Day!?

You can get rid of unwanted drugs so they dont end up in the hands of people who should not have them and are disposed of safely. Here is a link to ...

8 answers 14 Apr 2011